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at the capitol. after a year long investigation, the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid poway technologies and zte corporation. those companies are among the world's leading telecommunications companies. both deny posing a threat to the u.s. >>> and venezuela's president hugo chavez wips a third term in office. the electoral council announced that chavez won by a narrow margin. it ends a bitter campaign in which chavez denied using oil control to his advantage. >>> this morning the pharmacy at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak is voluntarily recalling all of its products. the new england compounding center says the move is just a precaution and says there is no indication any other products were contaminated. the centers for disease control report 91 cases of fungal meningitis in nine cases connected to the massachusetts health facility. seven people have died, including one person in maryland and another person in virginia. they were all treated with contaminated steroids for back pain. >>> the redskins' home struggles continue. the redskin
jobs. now, we think that government taking 28% of a family and business's income is enough. president obama thinks that the government ought to be able to take as much as 44.8% of a small business's income. look, if you taxed every person in successful small business making over $250,000 at 100%, it would only run the government for 98 days. if everybody who paid income taxes last year, including successful small businesses doubled their income taxes this year, we'd still have a $300 billion deficit. you see, there aren't enough rich people and small businesses to tax to pay for all their spending. and so the next time you hear them say don't worry about it, we'll get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watch out, middle class, the tax bill is coming to you. that's why we're saying we need fundamental tax reform. let's take a look at it this way. eight out of ten businesses, they file their taxes as individuals, not as corporations. and where i come from overseas, which is lake superior, the canadians, they drop their tax rates to 15%. the average tax rate on businesses in t
disclosing it. >> the issue is, if you're going to run on this kind of transparency, good government, ethical mantra, you need to be ethical and open with the voters. he didn't seem to do that. he didn't mentioned it in the beginning of this campaign. >> reporter: as for his own business and financial issues, brown says the voters will decide if they're relevant. in the district, tom sherwood, news4. >>> coming up on news4, a15u89s in syria. gunmen using machine guns in the streets. but it may not be what it appears. >>> women walking alone in virginia. there have been repeated attacks. but this time it got more violent. >>> someone's been charged in the case of a maryland teenager who was tortured by bullies and chased down right in front of tv cameras. >>> astronomers have found a real gem in outer space. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly wha
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.s. government is suing wells fargo, accusing the bank of reckless mortgage lending. the suit claims the company misrepresented the quality of thousands of mortgages so they could be eligible for federal loan insurance. the bank had applied for fha protection, meaning if the mortgages defaulted, the government would pick up the tab. the government is seeking millions of dollars of damages. wells fargo denies the allegations saying many of the issues raised in the suit were already addressed with the department of housing and urban development. i have a feeling we've not heard the end of this, and it will drag on for quite some time. >> courtney, thanks so much. >>> a frederick, maryland brewery has created a unique way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the civil war. they're producing a beer using a civil war era recipe. the first batch called antietam ale is being sold. the u.s. civil war museum is helping produce the beer and will receive $1 for every case sold. if you want to try it yourself, it's available at brewer's alley on north market street in frederick. >> winter bruise, change
things were rolling, around 25 photographers working. >> stephanie got a job in county government, environmental planning department. they raised their three young children. >> awesome children. the best. >> smile. >> life for the family was -- >> fantastic. we traveled, we vacationed. ♪ >> but it was in her spare moments that stephanie was truly transformed. a ballroom dancer. >> dancing was probably to her what photography is to me. >> our guest star -- >> it was her passion, said her old friend, bill. >> stephanie loved to dance. dance was her life. she was alive when she danced. >> hardly surprising then that stephanie and jen were close, too. >> we started a ballroom dance program together and pretty soon, she had me doing back flips and partnering and just all kinds of fun things. >> but it was dance that led on the whole cascade of trouble. in the fall of 2010. as an annual fund-raiser here called dancing with the mountain stars. local worthies paired with ballroom pros. did you go? >> i did not go to the last one. >> had a wedding so shoot, so he missed the chance to see
. chavez has ramped up government control of his economy and limited dissent among his opponents. his challenger is promising reform. there's concern a close election could lead to fraud and a violent reaction from voters. >>> engineers are making last-minute preparations to launch a private rocket into space. later tonight california based spacex will attempt to send an unmanned cap actual to the international space station. it did a similar mission back in may. this time it will stay there for much of october as astronauts conduct experiments. liftoff is scheduled for 8:35 tonight from florida's cape canaveral. >>> well, wedding day is supposed to be one to remember, and in philadelphia it was memorable for all the wrong reasons after a fight broke out at the reception. >>> plus, will this cold, dreary weather continue through the week? chuck is back with the forecast coming up next. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform
wants to focus on governing, but as you saw, it looks like a lot of people think this week the debate may go to ryan. we'll find out tonight. lynn. >> we sure will. tracie pots for us in washington. tracie, thank you. you can watch live coverage of the debate from danville, kentucky, 9:00 eastern, 6:00 p.m. pacific time right here on nfc. >>> the latest nbc news wall street journal marist polls find that republican nominee mitt romney has surged in three swing states. governor romney's largest gain was in virginia where he now leads president obama 48 to 47%. that's a virtual tie and within the margin of error. in florida president obama retains a one point lead over romney, 48 to 47%. in that key battleground state of ohio mitt romney gained two points but the president still leads 51 to 45. >>> well, elsewhere today marks one month since the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. yesterday the white house again lied any intentional coverup of what led to the assault and said the investigation continues. lawmakers demanded to know how lax security may have been and w
that the government should treat everyone equally. >> reporter: ads for and against question 6 flooding the air waves. now, gallaudet university is in hot water for reportedly signing a petition this past summer calling for putting question 6 on the ballot. in a statement today announcing that dr. mckaskel is put on leave. it recently came to my attention that dr. mccaskill has participated in a legislative initiative. however, other individuals feel differently. i will use the extended time while she is on administrative leave to determine the appropriate next steps. we tried to reach out to dr. mccsmc mccaskill but got no answer. >> as the president, the provost, that separation of personal and private life is kind of gon. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote, in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> reporter: spoke by phone of pastor derrick mccoy leading the push to get the issue on the november ballot. ody just floate name out. where does the infringement on free speech end? >> reporter: the opposing group also came out tonig
feel entitled to government benefits? >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. >> reporter: what about the obama stimulus, the recovery? >> job growth in september was slower than it was in august and august was slower than it was in july. we're heading in the wrong direction. >> 5.2 million new jobs -- private sector jobs. >> was it a good idea to spend taxpayer dollars on electric cars in finland or on windmills in china? >> this was exactly what we needed to stop us from going off the cliff. >> reporter: can a middle class tax hike be prevented if the wealthy get a tax cut? >> it's not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> reporter: on the style side, biden smiled a lot. ryan, a debate rookie, kept his cool. so did ryan add to the romney momentum or did biden help put the obama campaign back on track? now the pollsters go to work to try to figure o that out while voters digest the second of fou
. >>> this morning the government will issue a warning that thousands of airbags replaced over the last three years could be dangerous count err fits. you will be able to learn in your model is at risk. just go to safer cars.gov. >>> newly released images show what police hope will be a better view of a 10-year-old colorado girl missing since friday. jessica ridgeway was last seen walking to school with her classmates. her backpack was found six miles from home. >>> if you are depressed, you're not alone. the world health organization says 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide. >>> jerry sandusky's ramblings were ignored as he was sent to prison for the rest of his life. >>> and this blew up on tuesday, an ongoing problem sings the end of the cold war. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed 13,473 after dropping 110 poinltsz. s&p dropped 14, nasdaq sank 47. overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei plunged 173 points while in hong kong the hang seng lost 17. >>> so how will investors react to the unofficial start of earnings
while later. this is the second big debate in recent weeks for the former govern nors of the earlier debate. the first one was sponsored by nbc 4 back on september 20th. most polls show this race deadlocked. but two recent surveys including one just released today showing tim cain wikaine with a seven-p lead. both candidates, of course, will be looking to gain an edge tonight. but political observers say don't expect the attacks get too harsh. they want to show they will be the candidate for the solution in washington. >> i think the public has a degree of revulsion with all of these ads that are out there. so what happens, is that the candidates, when they get to these debates, are trying to be careful that they somehow don't have an attitude and demeanor that mirrors what the public is seeing on television and each candidate right now is saying that they are best positioned to actually help change washington and reach real solutions there. >> reporter: the debate starts at 8:00 tonight. virginia viewers can see it on c-span. for now, reporting live outside richmond, julie carrie, n
on frederick county government and covered the local equestrian community. the sheriff's office is working with the fbi to solve the murder mystery. >>> metro blames stolen electronics for a spike in its latest crime report. the transit agency says crime is up almost 7% between january and now compared to last year. 79% of reported cases involve property damage, such as car break-ins, thefts, and arson. the other 21% include robbery, assault, rape, and homicide. those cases were reported at the anacostia rail spags. that was covered by college park and gallery place. >>> tomorrow the transit agency will hear plans to accommodate the inauguration crowd. metro plans to create a specially priced commemorative smart trip card. riders will have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate next month on felony bank fraud charges. until then, the former d.c. council chairman must follow a strict sur fcurfew and other st rules. the judge set a curfew of 11:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for brown. brown was ordered to return to co
in our government in a way. and one-time responsible people are doing to control it. and the idea that donald trump, jack welch, rich people with crazy conspiracies, can get traction on this is a bad trend. >> i assume, david, there's a number of people that believe that the real unemployment report is somewhere safe in nairobi with the president's kenyan birth certificate. this stuff is crazy. and the notion, quite frankly, that somebody as well respected as jack welch would go on television and embarrass himself for the entire day of friday by saying somehow that these statistics are made up, i agree with chuck, it's incredibly dangerous. and we wonder why institutions in this country are -- or the perception of institutions in this country are failing because people go on tv and just make stuff up. asked for evidence, he said he had none. >> the bush statistics came out after jack welch did and said there is no way this could be. it's not possible. >> when did you stop beating your wife? >> no, no. you guys are missing the whole point. the reason people are losing respect for w
in orlando as he hopes to keep his post debate momentum going. >>> government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's job numbers were manipulated. after the job numbers came out, former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% from 8.1% but officials from the bureau of labor statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority shareholder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than 100 people at the end of the year. the company owned by revlon is closing its beltsville facility. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray says he is not worried about the 2014 mayoral election focusing instead on his current term. he dismissed a tweet yesterday that said he wouldn't run next election. he is currently under investigation for election fraud but no charges have been filed. gray appeared agitated when asked about the tweet and if he would run in 2014. >> is this based on somebody's opini
car dealership could be at risk. >>> the time is 5:20. the federal government is going after wells fargo. it's suing the bank, claiming it lied about the quality of thousands of loans so they'd be eligible for federal loan insurance. the government is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars the federal housing administration paid out after homeowners defaulted on their wells fargo mortgages. >>> a massachusetts town may be cursing the state's attorney general for bad-mouthing their ban on foul language. this summer the town of middleborough voted to approve a ban on cursing. get caught swearing in public, and you'll be fined $20. the attorney general is recommending the town change or repeal the ban. she says it violates free speech. the town says it was just tired of hearing the foul language from teenagers. >>> a lightning strike hit close to home, and it's caught on video. >> oh [ bleep ]! >> you heard it there. that big bang startled the florida woman who recorded the video last friday. a lightning bolt hit a tree and burst into flames. no one was hurt, but it destroyed the out
syria landed on his house in particulary. a day later, the turkish parliament authorized the government to carry out military operations beyond its own borders, threatening to widen syria's war throughout the nation. you can see the town that is held by opposition rebels, but every day according to the residents here the syrian military which is on the outskirts fires mortars and shells into this town. sometimes they overshoot and the mortars end uplanding on the homes of farmers. they fled the border region because it had been too dangerous to stay here. he showed me where a stray bullet struck his house and told me they couldn't sleep at night because the shells fell like rain. when once the sounds of animals were all you could hear along the border, now rumbling jeeps are reminders that syria's war is increasingly reaching beyond its borders. >> now to the scandal rocking the vatican. the pope's former butler found guilty today of stealing private papal documents and leaking them to a reporter, but tonight the butler is expecting a pardon. paulo gabrieli was always close to the pope
of work to do. >> reporter: the federal government still has to approve the billion dollar plan to remove the dam. and every day health assessment teams carefully wash the fish for any sign of disease. for now, at least, there is reason to celebrate. >> there we go. >> thanks to the salmon's robust return. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, klamath, california. >> that is our broadcast on a tuesday night, thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more.
to government benefits. >> i think the vice president knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> reporter: what about the obama stimulus, the recovery? >> job growth in september was slower than it was in august and august it awas slower than it was in july. we're heading in the wrong direction. >> with 5.2 million new jobs, private sector jobs. >> was it a good idea to spend taxpayer dollars on electricing cars in finland or windmills in china? >> this is exactly what we needed to stop us from going off a cliff. >> reporter: can a middle tax health hike be prevented? >> not mathematically possible. >> it is, it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> reporter: on the style side, biden smiled. a lot. ryan a debate rookie kept his cool. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, danville, kentucky. >> both campaigns are holing their own debate watch parties across virginia tonight. the republicans set up their office in arlington to watch paul ryan work in the debate. one of mitt romney's son, ben, stoppe
. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many demonstrate against the taliban in protests. the shooting has brought new focus to malala situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more cowardly. her story has captured the world's attention >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even violence, just for speaking out for basic rights. >> reporter: malala yousufzai may become a combined force. they vow to attack her again if she recovers combined force. >> the >> they have added her father ta the hit list.dded her doctors say she has shown some improvement in the next day but that the next 24 hours will be critical. before they can tell if the gunmen still at large have permanently silenced the courage of a 14-year-old girl. nbc news, k
. that lets you know that the growth of jobs in america is not as fast as the government would like it to be and certainly not as great as the american people would like it to be. i think that when you look at the number of jobs added in the last month, it was good. it was better than expected. lower than the average for the years. we added 114,000 jobs, 10,000 of those were from government, and the average for the year for each month was 150,000. so it's slow, but it is moving in right direction. >> thanks so much. once again, here's jenna. >>> and while the economy may be picking up, there's something else on the rise as well and it's much more unwelcome and it's gas prices. they spiked overnight once again in california, reaching an all-time high and drivers are not happy to say the least. more now from christa dahlgren. >> reporter: just when californians thought things couldn't get worse -- >> five bucks? oh, my god. >> reporter: even bigger sticker shock. prices up another 20 cents a gallon since midnight. >> going from $4.70 a week ago. >> reporter: in california, the average
post debate momentum going. government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's jobs numbers were manipulated. minutes after the jobs numbers came out former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7% to 8% from 8.1%. officials from the bureau of laib statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority share holder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than a hundred people at the end of the year. simple colors owned by revlon is closing the beltsville facility and the company said it would be eliminating 250 jobs as part of a global reorganization. >>> good news for a metro rider this weekend. you don't have to deal with too much track work. crews will only be working on two lines. on the red line trains will single track between judiciary square and fort totten. on the orange line trains share a track between stadium armory and cheverly. the work continues on monday be
in profits in 11 quarters. no news today from the government bond trading markets. they are closed for this columbus day holiday. keith, back over to you. >> hampton, happy columbus day to you. >>> it's estimated as many as 5 million americans may have alzheimer's disease. the group's network is pushing to find a way to treat and prevent the disease by the year 2020. this television sitcom writer is one of the founders of the group. she join us to talk about a play on stage this week that will raise money for the cause. good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> tell us why this is an important issue for you, finding a cure for alzheimer's. >> to me, i saw my mom who was a towering person. i mean, everyone thinks their mother is larger than life. i sure did. so my mother got -- was invited to kennedy's inaugural because he said she won the state of new jersey. i mean, she was phenomenal. i saw this towering lioness of a woman cascade downwards into the chasm of alzheimer's. >> it is a scary disease. you found a way to look at it a little differently. we know when you wrote for "des
to the streets. greece covered much of the ground needed for recovery. she stressed the greek government neats to push through more cost cutting reforms. >>> general motors is hiring more workers. they want to develop their own software and gadgets for their cars instead of buying them from outside sources. the first two in texas and you guessed it, michigan. stocks on the move. edwards life science is dropping 18% after reporting sales of hard valves weaker than expected. yum brands which owns pizza hut, taco bell and kfc is returning to rapid growth i. was enough to send the stock up to just under $68 per share. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. >>> beauty products and cosmetics are one of the least regulated consumer products -- doctor, there's a lot of information on labels of everything from shampoo to lotion. you brought us an example of a shampoo label. let's take a look. >> right. >> tell us what we should be looking for. >> well, this is fairly new in that not all products have this labeling. what we really want to see is if there's an active ingredient, what is the active
are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behalf that will be written to the judge. sandusky has been asked to be placed in the general population to serve his sentence. he was convicted earlier this year of sexually abusing boys he met through a charity for at-risk children. he could receive life in prison. >>> mitt romney is campaigning in battleground virginia today. a speech at virginia military institute he said it's time to change the course in middle east. steve handelsman is live on capitol hill with more on this story. >> reporter: hi, pat, thanks. down at vmi today, romney said particularly in the case of the conflict involving the israelis, arabs and iran, that only with a new president would we get the chance he says we need to start over. at virginia military inst
received today for selling bootleg dvds. timajin nell used his government e-mail address to sell copyrighted and prerelease movies to sell dvds and cds out of his office. >>> a firehouse is undergoing renovations now. mayor vincent ground broke ground for engine company 28 here on connecticut avenue. they will have wider doors to provide safety for workers along with structural and electrical updates. the officials also say the renovations will maintain the station's historic features. >>> get ready for the biggest playground renovation project in d.c. history. today mayor vincent gray announced 32 playgrounds in the city slated for improvements next year. there will be several redone in each area. for a complete list of the playgrounds, go to nbcwashington.com. >>> coming up on news4 at 5:00 tonight, "washington post" food critic gives us his take on dishing out fresh seafood. >>> plus, the morning commute and afternoon rush can last forever in this town. we'll see where we fall on the national list of traffic trouble spots. >>> west coast style cuisine with a mid-atlantic twist
himself says the nation's oil wealth has been siphoned by a corrupt government. his supporters, mostly the middle class and wealthy, many of them now say they will now leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> a lot of us will continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his term, the vice president would serve only for 30 days, just enough time to hold another election. nbc news, venezuela. >>> feeling a bit wintry here now. everybody's packing up their summer clothes. but summer's not done completely. >> no. not at all. battle of the seasons going on right now. and put it out there on facebook and twitter. a lot of you responded. about 70% of the people, do you like it? i know you do. >> i like it. >> i figured both of you would like it. i know doreen, when she was sitting here was like, no, a little too early for me. but 70% of you on my facebook and twitter pages were saying, hey, bring on this nice weather and bring in the cooler weather. about 3% were saying, where's the snow? can
cuts enact in exchange for the cuts from the german government. today she encouraged greek reform but promised no more aid. >>> in russia, there is an investigation underway into an explosion. an explosion so powerful that buildings 20 miles away were shaken. 4,000 tons of ammunition blew up. soldiers unloaded it today at a weapons disposal site. the russian officials declared a state of emergency and evacuated three villages. now they're looking to see whether negligence is to blame. nobody was injured. but back in may, six touchdowns were killed in an explosion at a different weapon disposal site. >>> mexico says it has proof it has taken out that country's most powerful drug lord. today mexico's navy says fingerprint tests confir the man died in a gun battle with marines on sunday. just hours after the test was taken, arld men stole his body from a funeral home. his gapping of 10,000 is said to have a hold on the drug trade near the u.s. border. tuesday had offered up to $5 million in reward money for his capture. >>> the form he penn state coach, assistant coach, jerry sandusk
-private partnership to help thwart cyber attacks. leon panetta says government and business need to work together to promote cyber security. iran launched a series of sib err attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retailiation for u.s. sanctions against the country. panetta called those the most destructive the private sector has seen. >>> a plane intercepted by turkey was carrying russian military equipment. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia says the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> coming up at 19 after the hour. today colorado authorities hope that they can say if the body they found is that of a missing girl or if the search should continue. today marks one week since the disappearance of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in
the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supplies were found on a cargo jet intercepted by turkey earlier this week. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land on wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia said the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> 5:18. today test results could term whether a search will be called off for a missing girl in colorado. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park. detectives are trying to determin
has a detention hearing tomorrow. >>> syria's government is calling turkey's interception of a syrian passenger plane an act of piracy. military jets forced the syrian air flight, which was headed from russia to damascus to land in turkey. turkish forces believe that plane was carrying military equipment to the syrian president's regime. troops seized the plane's cargo but won't say what they found. the incident heightens the attentions between syria and turkey. >>> fuelled from start to finish by doping. that's what a full report from the u.s. anti-doping agency says about lance armstrong's career. the more than 1,000-page report contains testimony from 11 former teammates. they say armstrong not only took human growth hormone, testosterone and received blood transfusions but forced teammates to dope as well. the report also details how riders avoided being caught. usada is hoping the report brings change to the sport. >> the u.s. postal service's pro cycling team ran the most sophisticated professionalized and successful drug program that we've ever seen. >> everybody knows that he
, there's spending cuts that affect more than 1,000 government programs. >> mandated. >> absolutely. that could go into effect. tax cuts set to expire, including the bush tax cuts and the payroll tax cut. combined, all of these things could wipe about 5% growth off the economy, throw us into recession and the tax increases from 90% of americans. >> that sounds like the doomsday scenario. i mentioned there's been a stalemate so far, but the pressure is going to month on both sides to get something done. what's the likelihood we end up falling off this fiscal cliff? >> it's teetering right now. we've got eight senators, democrats and republicans, meeting behind closed doors in mt. vernon trying to come to some sort of a compromise, but there are other people who suggest that if we're allowed to go over the cliff, their negotiating power from both sides gains strength. >> let's break this down to the average person and the average family, all right. describe for me what happens to people at various income levels if all of these things actually fall into place. >> so, we're looking at 6
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of the pyramid is the new government's latest effort to reinvite the world back to the pharros. 4,000 years later, they are the hope of a country looking to rebuild. after a long, slow restoration, the egyptian government is reopening the pyramid to the public along with six ancient tombs hoping to jolt a struggling industry. tourism here dropped a third after the arab spring. what better way to bring visitors back than to give them access to one of the world's greatest wonders. >> fantastic. absolutely fantastic. >> reporter: some historians believe the fourth dynasty built his pyramid just a hair shorter than his father's out of respect. although not as high as the great pyramid, it is no less grand. it is the only one still capped by the original limestone blocks. inside, the millennia old passage ways are newly ventilated. it's no less claustrophobic. >> can you do something about the height of these passage ways? he has worked as an archaeologist here for 13 years. >> so this is a message for us. for the whole of the world. come, we are ready for you. egypt is ready. >> reporter: the passage
an office of pro government tribal elders in the northwestern part of the country. 25 others were hurt. no group has claimed responsibility, but pakistani taliban militants have staged this kind of attack in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay there until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hofstra university. romney was also in virginia yesterday before heading to ohio. he'll travel through the buckeye state today making several campaign stops. >>> mitt romney's comments about cutting funding for public broadcasting are once again in the spotlight. two men are working on a million muppet march on the national mall. the organizers are hoping for a rally on the mall on november 3rd the saturday before the election. it's the -- in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of suppo
to that charge, that he lied to investigators. since then, he provided substantial assistance to government authorities, and it was for that reason prosecutors asked for a more lenient sentence than called for in the guidelines. brooks was a member of gray's finance and treasury teams. prosecutors say he began dive diverting thousands of dollars to brown in 2010 so he would verbally attack fente in debates and forums. the assistant treasurer on the campaign provided brooks with blank money orders. brooks filled in names and gave them to brown's campaign. now, brooks had a few things to say in court for himself. right before he was sentenced. he said, after 20 months of anguish, pain and embarrassment, i stand here today with a contrite heart. i did break the law. and for that, i'm truly sorry. over and over again he did admit to the judge that he had broken the law and said it would be time for him to make up for the mistakes he's made. he's one of three people who pleaded guilty in connection with the 2010 campaign. darcy spencer, news4. >>> d.c. police are investigating the death of a wom
by the government. many of his supporters say they will leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> i love venezuela. we'll continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: president hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his life the vice president would serve for only 30 days, just enough time to stage a new election. natalie? >> kerry sanders in caracas, venezuela. thank you, kerry. >>> at least 27 new cases of fungal meningitis emerged as the deadly outbreak linked to steroid injections spreads to nine states. 91 people are now infected as the new england drug company that produced those injections widens its recall. the steroid is frequently used to treat back pain, and authorities say thousands of patients may have been injected with drugs made at the affected facility. >>> a plea deal today for the former cincinnati bengals cheerleader facing sexual abuse charges. the agreement will allow sarah jones to avoid a trial slated to begin wednesday. the 27-year-old jones is expected to serve probation but no jail time for having a sexual relati
pakistani police say a car bomb exploded killing 13 people. it happened outside an office of pro government tribal elders in the northwestern part of the country. 25 others were hurt. no group claimed responsibility but pakistani taliban militants have staged such attacks in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hoft ra university. romney will travel through the buckeye state today making several stops. >>> protests in d.c. are nothing new but one proposed protest features some unusual participants. two men are planning a rally called the million muppet march. in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of support in favor of big bird. the men are hoping for a rally on the mall november 3rd the saturday before the election and they're planning
, secretary panetta called for a nationwide effort for government and business to build an entire skilled army of cyber warriors to confront this threat, but he had a very ominous warning. he reminded everybody that early warning signs of the 9/11 attacks here in america went largely ignored. he said that cannot happen again, that we are now in a pre- 9/11 moment, and the terrorists are plotting. >> jim miklaszewski at the pentagon, thanks, jim. >>> police in pakistan say they have arrested three suspects involved in the attack on 14-year-old activist malala yousafzai. she was gunned down on a school bus tuesday, targeted by the taliban for her fearless advocacy for girls' education. she remains in critical condition. the alleged mastermind of the attack, a top taliban commander, is still at large. >>> lebanese militant group hezbollah has declared that a drone downed over israel last week was theirs. israeli officials say the drone appeared to have been manufactured in iran, a longtime ally of hezbollah. >>> and a winner for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous decision
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of tailored medication. however, they are not governed or watched over by the f-kay. they are looked at by states. this pharmacy was turning out batches of tens of thousands of vials of steroids. that's not to me a compounding pharmacy. they are now manufacturing, and i fear that they are going to give good compounding pharmacies a bad name, and i think it basically from their behavior so far, they are an outlier. >> they released a statement after shutting down, basically recalling all of its products. on the website it says while there is no indication at this time of any contamination in other necc products, this recall is being taken as a precautionary measure n.light of this, i mean, how worried should patients be? >> look, if you have had any steroid injected into your back from june on, call your doctor. if you are a physician and you've injected steroids to somebody, call your patient. check and make sure that there is a transfer of information, and if you have a family member and have symptoms and may not put it all together, this is a time for the entire country to be on he
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